Synod Job Openings

Part-time Youth Ministry Director (Posted 03.02.20)
Adventure Life Reformed Church - Altoona, IA

Adventure-Life Reformed Church of Altoona, Iowa is looking for a creative, spiritually mature, relational person who can effectively reach, lead, equip, and disciple youth and youth leaders. This is a part-time salaried position. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of all youth ministries in the church which includes a weekly youth group meeting and annual confirmation classes, special youth projects and events.
  • Develop, lead and promote ways to recruit and empower adults to serve in the youth ministry.
  • Involve youth in working alongside the various generations of the church in ministry together.
  • Connect with the youth both inside and outside of church functions.
  • Manage the youth ministry budget.

View Church Website               Contact:   Laurel Marshall at      515-967-5184 (ext. 208)

Part-time Director of Youth Ministry (Posted 03.02.20)
American Reformed Church - Orange City, IA

American Reformed Church is searching for a part-time Director of Youth Ministries. Please view the full job description below for more details.

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Director of Youth Ministry (Posted 02.25.20)
Faith Reformed Church - Rock Valley, IA

Faith Church is looking for a mature follower of Jesus to serve as their next Director of Youth Ministry. This role will provide vision, leadership, passion, organization and spiritual leadership for the Youth Ministry programs (over 150 students and 30 adult leaders) at Faith Church, helping those programs align to Faith’s mission. The main ministry areas of focus include: High School Ministry (RCYF), Middle School Ministry (CREW), 7th-12th Grade Sunday School, Parent/Family Support, as well as serving overall church life as a core member of our Ministry Team. 

The heart of this position will be: to enable each student to discover, commit to, and develop a mature personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and to journey alongside our students as they become disciples who make disciples. 

Faith Church is a church of over 280 households, located in Rock Valley, IA. Planted as a church 40 years ago, Faith’s mission is to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with a lost and broken world – because we want everyone to know Jesus as Savior and Lord. We want to help people CONNECT to God and with others. We want to create space for the Holy Spirit to GROW a deeper faith in people. We want to encourage people to SERVE through discovering and engaging their gifts and purpose. 

This is a year-round full-time position and includes a competitive salary with a benefits stipend. 

To apply, please complete the application linked below and send it, along with, a cover letter, resume, and a statement of faith by Friday, March 27, 2020 to Faith Reformed Church (c/o Keith Sietstra, 1305 7th Street, Rock Valley, IA 51247). You may also email those documents to If you have any questions, please call Keith at 712-476-2642. 

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Student Ministry Director (Posted 02.25.20)
Meredith Drive Reformed Church - Des Moines, IA (Bridge Campus)

Meredith Drive is looking to hire a full-time Director of Student Ministries for their Bridge Campus. The Student Ministry Director will connect, grow and serve with students in grades six to grade twelve in a diverse, multi-site congregation.  The Student Ministry Director will facilitate opportunities for students to: connect with God and one another, help them grow in their knowledge of and relationship with Jesus Christ, and serve the world around them.  The vision and planning for this ministry will be Christ centered, biblically based, developmentally appropriate, culturally-relevant and theologically sound.  This position will be under the direct supervision of the Kids & Students Community Pastor, and have a special focus on the Bridge campus.

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Children & Family Pastor (Posted 01.27.20)
Good News Church - Sioux Falls, SD

Good News Church is seeking to hire a Children & Family Pastor. The primary emphasis of this position is to provide spiritual leadership for Good News Church’ ministry to children (birth-4th grade) and their families leading them into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

This is a full-time exempt position and includes a competitive compensation and benefits package.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and statement of faith by February 24 to Good News Church or email to Please call if you have questions.

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Director of Student Ministry (Posted 01.13.20)
First Reformed Church - Pella, IA

With over 150 years in the community, First Church ( is growing and vibrant in the beautiful city of Pella, Iowa just 40 miles southeast of Des Moines.  First Church is looking for a Christ-centered, creative leader who has a passion for students to know God and to make Him known.    

The full time Director of Student Ministry will oversee all areas of discipleship for students in  6th to 12th grade. An encouraging staff awaits! The compensation package is generous and includes a competitive salary and spacious home. We’d love to hear from you! Contact